Plastikman

Plastikman

Plastikman

Plastikman is the main recording identity for Richie Hawtin who since launching the pseudonym in 1992, has developed a sound that ranges from acidic techno to futuristic experiments in sonic rhythm and ambience. In March 2010, Hawtin launched the first ever Plastikman Live world tour that incorporates an innovative use of visual and sound technology.


Mixmag readers name The 50 Greatest Dance Tracks Of All Time17

Mixmag readers name The 50 Greatest Dance Tracks Of All Time

By Jack Tregoning 17th Feb, 2013

So, what's the most iconic, enduring, game-changing record in the history of dance music?

Simon Cowell’s 'X Factor For DJs' scrapped35

Simon Cowell’s 'X Factor For DJs' scrapped

By Jack Tregoning 2nd Oct, 2012

At least we got Steve Lawler's parody trailer.

Steve Lawler trolls X Factor For DJs in style1113

Steve Lawler trolls X Factor For DJs in style

By Jack Tregoning 6th Mar, 2012

Sven, Richie and Cox don't impress Simon Cowell.

Bright lights, big budgets: What dance music did next2237

Bright lights, big budgets: What dance music did next

By Jack Tregoning 1st Mar, 2012

For the 90,000 punters who braved the rain-soaked final day of Lollapalooza in Chicago’s Grant Park last August, the final hours presented a choice.

Richie Hawtin updates Plastikman Live for world tour25

Richie Hawtin updates Plastikman Live for world tour

By Jack Tregoning 19th Jul, 2011

When techno futurist Richie Hawtin brought his Plastikman Live set-up to Future Music Festival in March, he was already thinking about the next update. Lo and behold, we now have version 1.5.

The Likes Of You looks back on FMF46

The Likes Of You looks back on FMF

By Jack Tregoning 12th Apr, 2011

Whether you set up camp there or merely strolled through it at strategic times, The Likes Of You tent at Future Music Festival was unquestionably the business. The Future bods have put together a highlights reel from the tour.

Future Music Festival @ Randwick Racecoure, Sydney (12/03/2011)9

Future Music Festival @ Randwick Racecoure, Sydney (12/03/2011)

By Jim Poe 18th Mar, 2011

It's a record crowd that's turned out to Randwick Racecourse, but spread out over the grounds, it looks like even more. And they're all up for it.

Future Music Festival @ Flemington, Melbourne (13/03/2011)11

Future Music Festival @ Flemington, Melbourne (13/03/2011)

By Mathew Knight 17th Mar, 2011

Despite the crazy Melbourne weather, the stellar line-up of acts kept the punters in high spirits well into the evening.

ITM's Honour Roll #6: Richie Hawtin52

ITM's Honour Roll #6: Richie Hawtin

By Jack Tregoning 15th Feb, 2011

When inthemix was granted 30 minutes on the phone to Richie Hawtin, we knew our sixth Honour Roll instalment was in the bag.

Richie Hawtin to be “more edgy” as a DJ in 201139

Richie Hawtin to be “more edgy” as a DJ in 2011

By Jack Tregoning 15th Feb, 2011

After bringing Plastikman Live to Future Music Festival, Richie Hawtin will be returning to life as a superstar DJ. Given his reputation for ahead-of-the-curve sets, fans are surely wondering what direction he'll head in this year.

Future Music Festival '09 inspired Plastikman return43

Future Music Festival '09 inspired Plastikman return

By Jack Tregoning 8th Feb, 2011

Speaking to Richie Hawtin down the line from Canada today, inthemix learned that the return of Plastikman began at Future Music Festival two years ago.

Plastikman Live: The journey so far45

Plastikman Live: The journey so far

By Jack Tregoning 4th Feb, 2011

Richie Hawtin could’ve easily spent 2010 cashing big cheques for two-hour DJ sets at festivals. Instead, the techno game-changer decided to go out on a limb.

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Plife_23 Plife_23 said on Wed 9th Apr, 2014
"Surely PR(10)DA deserves a mention?"
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bussyboy bussyboy said on Wed 6th Mar, 2013
"I didn't know the monthly UK dance music bible MIXMAG sti..."
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Conor- Conor- said on Tue 2nd Oct, 2012
"Oh yes. Faith restored for a fleeting moment...."
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Its Zyzz Its Zyzz said on Fri 9th Mar, 2012
"i think lawliet is a fag"
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